Prison Guards Salary

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The average yearly salary for Prison Guards is $31,450. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Prison Guards, you could expect a starting pay rate of $25,900 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $37,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Prison Guards Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Prison Guards Salary

$25,160 - $37,740

Starting Yearly Prison Guards Salary

$20,720 - $31,080

Top Yearly Prison Guards Salary

$29,600 - $44,400

Monthly Prison Guards Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Prison Guards Salary

$2,097 - $3,145

Starting Monthly Prison Guards Salary

$1,727 - $2,590

Top Monthly Prison Guards Salary

$2,467 - $3,700

Hourly Prison Guards Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Prison Guards Salary

$11 - $17

Starting Hourly Prison Guards Salary

$9 - $14

Top Hourly Prison Guards Salary

$13 - $20


Prison Guards Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Prison Guards age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Prison Guards are male in the United States, and 51% of the Prison Guards are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Prison Guards


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